5 Best Island Travel Destinations for Your Summer Trip

If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us it’s the importance of being in nature—untamed, pristine, and mesmerising nature. Now that travel is getting back on track, what better than to plan a trip to an island? You have the sun, sand, and sea in their utmost glory. Sunbathing on the beach, swimming in the ocean, dolphin watching, exploring local markets, and eating at a seaside restaurant are some of the amazing activities you can do on an island. 

 Flock to the seaside and stay in a beachfront villa for a luxurious experience! Here are the 5 best island travel destinations for those who dream of the endless seas. 

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A destination loved by one and all, Bali is truly paradise on Earth. Its stunning black and white sand beaches, hidden coves, outlying islands, and unparalleled hospitality invite you and your friends and family for a memorable holiday. In Bali, you can go snorkelling in Padangbai, cycle through rice paddies in Ubud, or watch the sunset over Tanah Lot temple. Bali is home to spectacular landscapes and even better local markets that you can explore at your leisure. Try delicious Indonesian cuisine for a burst of flavour and shop for sustainable goods in Ubud markets. Bali will captivate you, excite you, and enamour you. 


On the shores of the turquoise sea that meets the Indian Ocean lies the modern island nation of Mauritius. It is home to stunning reefs, beaches, and spell binding scenery. North Mauritius is where you will find the finest beaches in the region like Grand-Bay and Péreybère. Along with the beaches you will discover plenty of villas in Mauritius for private and luxury stays with your loved ones. You can pick a villa by the sea or one that is tucked away in a quiet street. Mauritius has so much to offer from mountain hikes to scuba diving, and everything in between. 


Phuket, the largest island in Thailand, is a popular island travel destination for its pristine white sand beaches and water activities like snorkelling. Whether you’re a fan of Thai cuisine or simply enjoy exploring the historical streets of Phuket Town, you will find something to intrigue you. Exploring shophouses in vibrant colours, shopping on the boulevard by Patong Beach, and relaxing under the sun at Kata Beach will bring you closer to what Phuket has to offer. Go island hopping to discover other islands in Thailand like Phi Phi, Samui, and Krabi, each with its unique panoramic scenery. 

 Sri Lanka 

A destination especially well-known for surfing, Sri Lanka is an island nation where you will witness majestic palm trees dotting the coastline. Some of the best beaches in Sri Lanka are Tangalla, Mirissa, and Unawatuna. Explore the east and south west coast to discover how the unique winds support different water activities like kayaking, scuba diving, etc. Sri Lanka has a deep colonial past the stirrings of which can be felt to this day in its streets, architecture, and attractions. Visit Galle city, where you will find the 17th-century Dutch Fort, Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


Visit one of three Balearic Islands of Spain, Mallorca, to discover the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea. The sea is so clear, the boats appear to float on air. The Cap de Formentor is a formidable cape where you can visit the lighthouse and mysterious caves. Palma, the capital, is a mediaeval city home to historical architecture, lively markets, and a palm tree-fringed promenade by the Mediterranean for spectacular walks. Mallorca is an incredible travel destination in Europe perfect for the laid-back holiday-goer. 

 Island travelling is always unforgettable. What with the majesty of the sea and the ocean laid out unendingly right in front of you. Digging your toes in the sand with the sea breeze caressing your sun-kissed skin is the essence of an island travel destination. So, book your flight and pack your swimsuit for the trip of a lifetime!  

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